Gigs 2009

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January
Fri 16   Thredbo Blues Festival www.thredboblues.net.au
Sat 17   Thredbo Blues Festival
Sun 18   Thredbo Blues Festival
Sat 24 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Rd St Andrews 1pm Ph 97101201 www.standrewspub.com
Sat 24 8:00 pm Longboard Surf Bar 139 Pt Nepean Road Dromana Ph:5987 0733
Thu 29 7:00 pm The Grand Hotel Yarra Glen, 7.00pm 19 Bell Street Ph: 9730 1230 www.yarraglengrand.com.au
Fri 30 7.30pm The Royal Hotel Loch , 2 Smith Street Ph 5659 4446
Sat 31 8.30pm The Mount Dandenong Hotel, Olinda Ph 9751 1202 www.mountdandenonghotel.com.au
February
Sun 1 5:00 pm The Lomond Hotel 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick Ph 9380 1752 (with "The Blue Strings")
Sat 7 8:00 pm The Longboard Surf Bar Pt Nepean Road Dromana Ph 5987 0733
Fri 13   Australian Blues Music Festival , Goulburn www.australianbluesmusicfestival.com.au
Sat 14   Australian Blues Music Festival
Sun 15   Australian Blues Music Festival
Wed 18 9:30 pm The Clifton Hill Hotel 9.30pm www.cliftonhillhotel.com 89 Queens Pde Clifton Hill Ph 9489 8705
Fri 20   Cobargo Folk Festival www.cobargofolkfestival.com
Sat 21   Cobargo Folk Festival
Sun 22   Cobargo Folk Festival
Fri 27 7:30 pm Royal Hotel Loch Ph 5659 4446
Sat 28 8:00 pm The Bodhi Tree Cafe, Maroondah Hwy, Healesville Ph. 5962 4407
March
Sun 1 2:00 pm
The Grand Hotel Yarra Glen, 2pm with "The Blue Strings" 19 Bell Street Ph 97301230 www.yarraglengrand.com.au
Fri 6   Port Fairy Folk Festival www.portfairyfolkfestival.com
Sat 7   Port Fairy Folk Festival
Sun 8   Port Fairy Folk Festival
Sun 15 1:00 pm City of Kingston, Mordialloc By the Bay Fine Food Wine and Music Festival 1pm (with The Blue Strings)Mordialloc Foreshore
Fri 20 7:30 pm Berwick and District Folk Club www.badfolk.org at The Old Cheese Factory Berwick. 34 Homestead Road Berwick.
Sat 21 3:00 pm The Basin Music Festival www.thebasinmusic.org.au. The Oaktree Tavern.
Sat 21 8:00 pm The Longboard Surf Bar , 139 Pt Nepean Road Dromana Ph:5987 0733
Sun 22 2:00 pm The Basin Music Festival www.thebasinmusic.org.au. The Forest on Acorn Restaurant
Sun 22 5:00 pm The Lomond Hotel 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick with "The Blue Strings"
Fri 27 7:00 pm The Royal Hotel, Smith Street Loch www.royalhotelloch.com.au
Sat 28 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel (with Pete Fidler) Main Road St Andrews www.standrewspub.com, Ph 97101201
Sat 29 8:00 pm The Bodhi Tree Cafe, 317 Maroondah Highway Healesvile Ph 5962 4407
April
Fri 3 8:00 pm Portland Arts Centre. In concert with Fiona Boyes. Tickets $25 & $20 Concession. Opening act Justin Carter. www.portlandcema.org.au/
Sat 4 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Martians Cafe, www.martianscafe.com.au 12 Lorne Road, Deans Marsh ph 5236 3350
Thurs 9 7:20 pm Breizoz Acoustic Night. With opening act. 130 Nelson place Williamstown ph 9397 2300
Sat 11   Rhythm Cafe, 3-5 Bridge Street,Foster Ph.56821612 (Dinner and Show)
Sun 12 1:30 pm Nighthawk Blues, 114-116 Nepean Highway Mentone Ph:9583 8511 www.nighthawkblues.com
Sat 25 8:00 pm The Longboard Surf Bar, 139 Pt Nepean Rd Dromana Ph: 5987 0733.
May
Fri 1 7:30 pm The Hamilton Strand Restaurant, 100 Thompson Street Hamilton Ph 55719144
Sat 2   The Grape Escape, Halls Gap. www.grampiansgrapeescape.com.au
Sun 3   The Grape Escape. Halls Gap
Sat 9 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel , Main Road ph 97101201 (with Pete Fidler). www.standrewspub.com
Sat 9 8:00 pm The Longboard Surf Bar 139 Pt Nepean Rd Dromana Ph: 5987 0733
Tue 12 TBA The Ringwood Folk Club.www.vfmc.org.au East Ringwood Community Hall , Knaith Road, East Ringwood Ph 03) 9733 0802
Sat 16 TBA The Bodhi Tree Cafe, 317 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville 5962 4407
Sun 17 5:00 pm The Westernport Hotel, 56785205. Address: 161 Marine Pde. San Remo
       
     
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Thu 21 8:00 pm Flanagans Irish Pub,6 Ferrers St, Mt Gambier Ph 87251671.
Fri 22 8:00 pm The Old Clarendon Inn, 36 Grants Gully Road Clarendon Ph 83836487
Sat 23 8:00 pm Prince Albert Hotel, Gawler. Ph 8522 1865
Sun 24 4:00 pm Adelaide, The Semaphore Workers Club 93 Esplanade 8449 9110, 4pm (with Lloyd Spiegel)
       
Sat 30 8pm The Boite World Music Cafe. www.boite.com.au 1Mark Street Nth Fitzroy (with support)
June
      QUEENSLAND TOUR
Wed 3 7:00 pm Ipswich Civic Hall www.ipswichcivichall.com.au with Tim O'Brien ph:3810 6699
Thu 4 7:30 pm The Lakeside Cafe, Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha, Toowong ph Tim 38796802 (with Tim O'Brien)
Sat 6 8:00 pm Palmwoods Hotel, 28 Main Street Palmwoods (with Doc Span) Ph:5445 9003
Sun 7 2:30 pm Currimundi Hotel. Sunshine Coast Jazz Club (with Doc Span) Ph:Ted 07 54916017 $20
       
Sat 13 1 pm St Andrews Hotel (Andrew O'Grady on double bass) www.standrewspub.com
       
      WESTERN AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Sun 21 5:00 pm Redcliffe on the Murray , 13 Sutton Street. Pinjarra Ph : 08 9531 3894 ,5pm www.myspace.com/redcliffeonthemurray
Tue 23 9:00 pm Perth Blues Club, Charles Hotel,509 Charles St, Nth Perth www.perthbluesclub.com
Wed 24 8:00 pm Indi Bar,23 Hastings Street Scarborough Ph:08 93411122 www.indianoceanhotel.com.au
Thu 25 8:00 pm Quindanning Tavern,Pinjarra-Williams Rd, Quindanning Ph: 08 9885 7053 www.quindanninghotel.com 
Fri 26 9:00 pm Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury. 41 Stephen Street, Bunbury Ph: 08 9721 2016.
Sat 27 2:00 pm Colonial Brewery, Osmington Rd, Margaret River. Ph 08 9758 8177.
Sun 28 3:00 pm Settlers Tavern, 114 Bussell Highway Margaret River. Ph: 08 9757 2398  www.settlerstavern.com  
       
July
      NSW TOUR
Fri 3 TBA The Illawarra Folk Club
Sat 4 TBA

The Shack, Sydney

       
Fri 10 7:30 pm Royal Mail Hotel, Loch
Sat 11   The Longboard Surf Bar, Dromana
Thu 16 8:00 pm The Briagolong Hotel 8 - 10 Forbes Street, Briagolong ph: 5145 5202
Sat 18 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, (with Pete Fidler) www.standrewspub.com
Sat 18 TBA The Bodhi Tree Cafe, 317 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville ph 59624407
Wed 22 9:00 pm

The Clifton Hill Hotel

Sat 25 TBA The Echuca Winter Blues Festival. Various venues.
Sun 26 TBA The Echuca Winter Blues Festival. Various venues.
August
Sun 2 4pm The Drunken Poet www.myspace.com/drunkenpoets 65 Peel St, Nth Melbourne Ph 9348 9797
      NSW /ACT Tour
Thu 6 Lunchtime Newcastle Uni Lunchtime in the Union
Fri 7 7:00 pm The Empire Theatre, Bowral. Ph Venue 48614676 or 48614900 (with special guest acts) for Bowral's Folk Blues and Beyond
Sat 8 7:30 pm Fairlight Folk Acoustic Lounge. 3 William Street Fairlight (with The Yearlings) www.fairlight.com
Sun 9 3:00 pm Canberra. Southern Cross Yacht Club.Mariner Place, Lotus bay,Yarralumla Ph 02 62731784
Sat 15 3pm-6pm The Melbourne Folk Club, The Grandview Hotel 47 Pearson St, West Brunswick, Ph 93506116 www.folkvictoria.org.au/melbournefolkclub
Sat 22 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel (with Chris Bitcon) Ph 97101201 www.standrewspub.com
Fri 28 8:00 pm Acoustic Guitar Spectacular, The Emerald Room, Clifton Hill Hotel with Michael Fix and Paul Wookey Tix $20 www.cliftonhillhotel.com Ph 94898705 for bookings
Sun 30 2:30 pm Cardinia Cultural Centre www.cardinia.vic.gov.au Pakenham. With Michael Fix and Matthew Fagan

September
      USA Tour 2009
Thurs 10 7:00 pm Superior, Nebraska. 4th Street Junction www.4thstreetjunction.com. Ph:402 879 4386
Fri 11 8:00 pm Manhattan, Kansas. www.manhattanarts.org Birdhouse Concert Series. Ph: 785 537 4420
Sat 12 TBA Onaga, Kansas. Fairground Pavilion.
Sun 13 6.30pm

Attwood, Kansas, House Concert at www.beavercreek.org. Ph: 785 538 2363. 2pm

Mon 14 7:30 pm Hays, Kansas, Cafe Semolino. Ph: 785 621 2520
Tues 15 7:30 pm Emporia Kansas, The Granada Theatre www.emporiagranada.com. Ph: 620-342-3342
Thurs 17 6:00 pm Las Cruces,New Mexico, St Clair Winery and Bistro.
Fri 18 7:30 pm Tucson Arizona, Greenfire Music, www.greenfireonline.org
Sat 19 8:00 pm Phoenix Arizona, Fiddlers Dream www.fiddlersdream.org
Sun 20 TBA TBA
Mon 21 TBA TBA
Wed 23 6:00 pm Albuquerque, New Mexico, St Clair's Winery and Bistro www.stclairvineyards.com . Ph: 505-243-9916
Thur 24 7:00 pm House Concert, Norman OK. Ph: 405 823 8343 or email rj.champion@hotmail.com
Fri 25 8:00 pm Kansas City, Kansas, House Concert. email: bob-diana73@sbcglobal.net (Bob or Diana) for reservations.
Sat 26 7.30pm Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, Concert at the Emma Chase www.emmachasecafe.com evening. Also performing: Dan Bliss !
Sun 27 7:30 pm Great Bend, Kansas, The Back Room www.bartonarts.org
Mon 28 7:00 pm Wichita/Derby, Woodland Lakes Community Centre.770 S.Greenwich Road, Wichita
Tue 29 7:00 pm Winfield Kansas. College Hill Coffee www.collegehillcoffee.com
Wed 30 8:00 pm St Joseph Missouri, St Joseph Music Foundation Concert at The Benton Club www.stjosephmusicfoundation.org
October
Thur 1 - St Joseph Missouri, St Joseph Music Foundation Guitar Workshop at Cafe Acoustic www.stjosephmusicfoundation.org
Fri 2 TBA TBA
Sat 3 7:00 pm Kansas City Kansas (Leawood) House Concert. For bookings contact Cynthia at mosaicguitar@mac.com
and visit www.mosaicguitar.com
Sun 4 7:00 pm
Arkansas City, Kansas. Hat Creek House Concert www.myspace.com/hatcreekhomeconcerts
Tue 6 TBA
Little Rock Arkansas, Arkansas River Blues Society. Juanita's Bar www.myspace.com/arriverbluessociety
Wed 7 TBA
Little Rock Arkansas, House Concert TBA
Thur 8 9:30 pm
Maxines, Hot Springs, Arkansas also app.Brian Martin http://www.myspace.com/maxineslive
Fri 9 7:00 pm
Blytheville Arkansas. http://walls.southpemiscot.com/osusanna.htm O'Susanna House Concert Series
Sat 10 TBA
TBA
Sun 11 TBA TBA
Sun 18 6.30pm The Drunken Poet, 65 Peel Street, West Melbourne Tel. 9348 9797
Sat 24 7:30 pm Paynesville Yacht Club
Fri 30 7:30 pm Royal Hotel, Smith St, Loch. www.royalhotelloch.com.au
Sat 31 4:00 pm Healesville Festival, Healesville.
Sat 31 7:30 pm Bohdi Tree Cafe, 307 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville. Ph: 59624407
November
Sun 1 5:30 pm The Lomond Hotel, 225 Nicholson St, Brunswick. with "The Bluestrings". PH 93801752
Thu 5 8:00 pm Flanagans Irish Pub,6 Ferrers St, Mt Gambier Ph 08 87251671
Fri 6 7:30 pm The Hamilton Strand,100 Thompson St, Hamilton Ph 55719144
Sat 7 8:00 pm Mac's Hotel,41 Bentinck St, Portland Ph 55232188
Sun 8 2:00 pm Bridgewater Bay Beach Cafe, Cape Bridgewater Ph:55267155
Fri-Sun 13-15   Bridgetown Blues Festival, Bridgetown WA www.bluesatbridgetown.com
Sat 21 1 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Rd St Andrews Ph 97101201
Sun 29 2:30 pm Maldon Blues Club, Maldon Hotel www.maldonbluesclub.org.au
December
      DEC 1-6 : WA Tour
Tue 1 9pm
Perth Blues Club. Charles Hotel, 509 Charles Street, North Perth Ph:94441051
Wed 2 10.30pm Mojos Bar, Fremantle Blues Club 237 Queen Victoria Street Ph 94304010
Thu 3 9.30pm Esplanade Hotel,  Marine Tce, Busselton Ph 97521078 
Fri 4 4pm Bridgetown, Bridgetown Memorial Park Ph 97612921
Sat 5 2pm Margaret River, Colonial Brewery Osmington Rd Ph 97588177
Sun 6 4pm Margaret River, Settlers Tavern 114 Bussel Hwy Ph 97572398
Fri 11 8pm The Old Clarendon Inn,Grants Gully Road Clarendon SA www.oldclarendoninn.com.au
Sat 12 TBA The Wheatsheaf Inn Restaurant , 2 Sunnydale Road East Gawler TBA. PH 8523 5588
Sun 13   Semaphore Workers Club, 93 Esplanade Semaphore SA Ph 84499110
Wed 16   Clifton Hill Hotel, 89 Queens Pde 9pm www.cliftonhillhotel.com
Sun 20 4pm Oaktree Tavern , Forest Road The Basin Ph 9761 0944
       

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